Center for Oral Health Research

​Our faculty, residents, staff, and students strive to advance oral health science through expanding scientific knowledge and applying the latest innovations and patient care in oral health practice. All research activities within the College of Dentistry form an enterprise under the charge of the UK Center for Oral Health Research (COHR). 

Researchers in our college come from all oral health disciplines and levels:
• Full-time research faculty;
• Clinical/regular faculty who commit some of their time to research in addition to their existing clinical or teaching duties;
• Dental students and residents; and
• Visiting scientists. 

Year in Review

View COHR's 2023 review (PDF).

Upcoming S3 Meetings

Watch for details on upcoming sessions to be posted in the "College Events" section of Recordings of previous meetings, when available, will be posted below for up to 3 months. CE credit is only provided for live participation. Use your UK linkblue information to access. 

  • February 27, 2024: Find Funding Opportunities Using the Pivot Database, Presented by Erik Davidshofer, Assistant Director, UK Proposal Development Office - View slides (PDF)
  • January 30, 2024: UK resources Part 1: ForagerOne, Presented by Jessica Jones-Bowman from the Office of Undergraduate Research - View recording
    See more information on UK ForagerOne here.

Interested in Participating in a Research Study?

Review current COHR research projects and consider registering as a volunteer on ResearchMatch, an easy-to-use, secure research participant registry helping to match volunteers with researchers. 

Information on current students needing participants can also be found on the UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science site here


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